Technology in Schools.
The top 5 technology investments planned for 2006 1. Computers for student use 62% 2. Upgrades to network/infrastructure 41% 3. Software for instruction 29% 4. Computers for faculty use 24% 5. Upgrades to student information systems 24% Source: MDR OPERATING SYSTEM Percentage of all districts, and all grade levels, using Windows- and Mac-based operating systems Win XP 30% Win 2000 20% Win 98 or below 31% Mac OS X 9% Mac OS 9% Mac OS 8 or below 2% Note: Table made from pie chart. Source: MDR 54% of all schools share laptop computers Source: MDR TECHNOLOGY NEEDS Districs were asked, "What is your greatest technology need for 2006?" Hardware 43% IT Support Staff 36% Software/Online Content 17% Technology Training Materials 17% Note: Table made from pie chart. Source: MDR ONLINE CLASSES From the 2003-04 school year to 2004-05, about 1,450 more districts offered online courses for students Offered online classes in 2003-04 Yes 31% No 68% Don't know 1% Planned to offer online classes in 2004-05 Yes 41% No 52% Don't know 7% Source: Quality Education Data. What Schools Are Using, 2004-2005, www.qeddata.com
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|Date:||Sep 1, 2005|
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